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Chen named Big 12 Diver of the Week

Kansas diver Jiayu Chen was named the Big 12’s Women’s Diver of the Week by the league office Wednesday afternoon. The freshman, who tallied two first-place finishes in her collegiate debut, becomes the third freshman ever to earn an award on opening weekend. She joins West Virginia ...

Jayhawks finish in top 10 at Palmetto Intercollegiate

The Kansas women’s golf team fought the tough course and competition to finish ninth place at the Palmetto Intercollegiate in Kiawah Island, South Carolina Tuesday afternoon. Junior Sera Tadokoro fell just shy of finishing inside the top 20 after taking 23rd place while shooting 2-over-par ...

KU goalkeeper Sarah Peters named Big 12 Co-Defensive Player of the Week

Kansas goalkeeper Sarah Peters was named the Big 12’s Co-Defensive Player of the Week by the league office Tuesday morning. The sophomore, who tallied a pair of shutouts between the posts last week, earned her second conference weekly award and became the third Jayhawk to claim the honor ...

Tadokoro leads KU golf on day two of Palmetto Intercollegiate

Sera Tadokoro powered the Kansas women’s golf team with consistent shooting and helped move the Jayhawks to 11th place in the standings on day two of the Palmetto Intercollegiate in Kiawah Island, S.C. Tadokoro continued her steady pace and improved to an even par 72 score for the second ...

Eudora to host Topeka Sizzlers exhibition game

The Topeka Sizzlers, now in their second season of the American Basketball Association's South Central Division, are hosting an exhibition game at 2 p.m. Sunday at Eudora High. Run by former KU standout Calvin Thompson, the Sizzlers are preparing to defend their 2018-19 division title during ...

Jayhawks finish second at the Big 12 Match Play Championship

The Kansas men’s golf team placed second Sunday at the Big 12 Match Play Championship at The Clubs at Houston Oaks in Hockley, Texas. Through a back-and-forth match, Texas Tech held off KU 4-1-1 in the championship round. This marks the second straight season that the Jayhawks have finished ...

KU women’s golf finishes round one at Palmetto Intercollegiate

The Kansas women’s golf team fell behind a competitive field Sunday afternoon on a tough Turtle Point Golf Course during day one of the Palmetto Intercollegiate in Kiawah Island, S.C. Junior Sera Tadokoro led the charge for the Jayhawks, recording a final score of 1-over par 73 while carding ...

Kansas soccer records draw with No. 14 Texas Tech

More than 100 minutes was not enough to separate the Kansas Jayhawks and No. 14 Texas Tech Red Raiders as the two squads played to a 0-0 draw Sunday afternoon at John Walker Soccer Complex. Junior midfielder Ceri Holland led the squad with six shots. Sophomore goalkeeper Sarah Peters tallied ...

Watson, Hyde lead Texans to 31-24 victory over Chiefs

Kansas City, Mo. — Deshaun Watson threw for 280 yards and a touchdown while running for two more, outdueling Chiefs counterpart Patrick Mahomes in a matchup of former first-round picks and leading the Houston Texans to a 31-24 victory over Kansas City on Sunday. Carlos Hyde added 116 yards ...

Jayhawks finish pool play at the Big 12 Match Play Championship

After two days and four rounds, the Kansas men’s golf team will await the final round of pool play of the Big 12 Match Play Championship at the The Clubs at Houston Oaks on Sunday in Hockley, Texas. Kansas has 10 total team points to lead Pool B, while Texas Tech and Texas lead Pool A with 9 ...

Seniors show out on senior day for KU swimming

It was senior day for the Kansas swimming and diving team on Saturday as part of the second day of the Kansas Double Dual meet against South Dakota and Missouri State. The team sent a strong message by winning both matchups in convincing fashion with a 261-87 win over South Dakota and a 244-101 ...

Area football roundup: THS cruises past Spring Hill to stay unbeaten through 6 weeks

Tonganoxie was never tested in a 41-0 road win over Spring Hill Friday night. The Chieftains scored 14 points in the first quarter alone to help set the tone. Cooper Cunningham piled up 220 yards and one touchdown on 18 attempts to lead the THS ground attack once again. Blake Poje completed ...

KU soccer earns 1-0 win over Oklahoma

Thanks to some late-game theatrics, the Kansas women’s soccer team earned a 1-0 win over Oklahoma on Thursday night on the road. Mandi Duggan scored the game-winning goal in overtime at the 98:07 mark in the match. It came right after Katie McClure missed the shot attempt off the crossbar. ...

Smagina advances in ITA All-American Championships qualifying draw

Sofia Smagina won her first match in the qualifying draw of the Saint Francis Health Systems ITA All-American Championships on Monday. The sophomore defeated Denver’s Taylor Melville by a score of 6-4, 6-4. Smagina will square off with Chloe Beck of Duke at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday as she looks to ...

Colts shut down Mahomes, Chiefs offense in 19-13 victory

Kansas City, Mo. — The Indianapolis Colts accomplished Sunday night what they failed to do in January. They beat the Chiefs in Kansas City. Marlon Mack ran for 132 yards, ageless kicker Adam Vinatieri knocked through four field goals and the Colts atoned ever so slightly for that playoff ...

Smagina advances to ITA All-American Championships qualifying draw

Kansas sophomore Sofia Smagina advanced to the qualifying draw of the Saint Francis Health Systems ITA All-American Championships on Sunday. Smagina won three matches this weekend to advance. On Sunday, she earned her spot in the qualifying draw after a dominant performance over Alana Wolfberg ...

KU rowing brings home 3 medals from the Head of the Oklahoma

After two days of racing, the Jayhawks took home three medals at the Head of the Oklahoma regatta at the Oklahoma City Boathouse District. The Jayhawks claimed two medals in the final race of the regatta, in the women’s collegiate 4+. Kansas A placed second with a time of 17:03.39 followed ...

Kansas cross-country men, women sweep team titles at Rim Rock meet

The Kansas men’s and women’s cross-country teams both won group titles at Rim Rock Collegiate Challenge on a wet and rainy Saturday outside of Lawrence. Sophomore Ally Ryan paced the KU women with her second individual title of the season. Ryan, who finished Saturday in 22:59.3, also won ...